This 10 Minute Guide focuses on the most often used features, covering them in lessons designed to take 10 minutes or less to complete. In addition, this guide teaches the user how to use PowerPoint without relying on technical jargon. It provides straightforward, easy-to-follow explanations and lists of numbered steps that tell the user which keys to press and which options to select.
Table of Contents
The What and Why of Microsoft PowerPoint. Why Que's 10 Minute Guide to Microsoft PowerPoint 2002? Installing PowerPoint. Conventions Used in This Book.1. What's New in PowerPoint 2002?
Getting the Most Out of PowerPoint 2002. New Features in PowerPoint 2002. Introducing Task Panes. Introducing Voice Dictation and Voice Commands.2. Working in PowerPoint.
Starting PowerPoint. Getting Comfortable with the PowerPoint Window. Exiting PowerPoint.3. Creating a New Presentation.
Three Choices for Starting a New Presentation. Saving a Presentation. Closing a Presentation. Opening a Presentation. Finding a Presentation File.4. Working with Slides in Different Views.
Understanding PowerPoint's Different Views. Moving from Slide to Slide. Introduction to Inserting Slide Text. Editing Text in the Slide Pane.5. Changing a Presentation's Look.
Giving Your Slides a Professional Look. Applying a Different Design Template. Using Color Schemes. Changing the Background Fill.6. Inserting, Deleting, and Copying Slides.
Inserting a New Slide. Inserting Slides from Another Presentation. Creating Slides from a Document Outline. Selecting Slides. Deleting Slides. Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Slides.7. Rearranging Slides in a Presentation.
Rearranging Slides in Slide Sorter View. Rearranging Slides in the Outline Pane. Hiding Slides.8. Adding and Modifying Slide Text.
Creating a Text Box. Changing Font Attributes. Copying Text Formats. Changing the Text Alignment and Line Spacing. Selecting, Deleting, and Moving a Text Box. Adding a WordArt Object.9. Creating Columns, Tables, and Lists.
Working in Multiple Columns. Creating a Table. Making a Bulleted List. Working with Numbered Lists.10. Getting Help in Microsoft PowerPoint.
Help: What's Available? Using the Ask a Question Box. Using the Office Assistant. Using the Help Window. Getting Help with Screen Elements.11. Adding Graphics to a Slide.
Introducing the Insert Clip Art Task Pane. Inserting an Image from the Task Pane. Inserting an Image from an Image Box. Inserting a Clip from a File. Managing Images in the Clip Organizer.12. Adding Sounds and Movies to a Slide.
Working with Sounds and Movies. Including Sounds in a Presentation. Placing a Movie onto a Slide.13. Working with PowerPoint Objects.
Selecting Objects. Working with Layers of Objects. Grouping and Ungrouping Objects. Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Objects. Rotating an Object. Resizing Objects. Cropping a Picture.14. Adding Charts to PowerPoint Slides.
Using Charts in Presentations. Inserting a Chart on an Existing Slide. Creating a New Slide Containing a Chart. Selecting the Chart Type. Modifying the Chart's Attributes.15. Adding Organizational Charts to PowerPoint Slides.
Working with Organizational Charts. Inserting an Organizational Chart on a Slide. Creating a New Slide Containing an Organizational Chart. Editing an Organizational Chart. Formatting Box Lines and Fill Colors. Changing the Organizational Chart Style.16. Presenting an Onscreen Slide Show.
Viewing an Onscreen Slide Show. Setting Slide Animation Schemes. Setting Up a Self-Running Show. Using the Slide Show Menu Tools. Adding Action Buttons to User-Interactive Shows. Setting Slide Show Options.17. Printing Presentations, Notes, and Handouts.
Using PowerPoint Notes and Handouts. Quick Printing with No Options. Changing the Page Setup. Choosing What and How to Print.18. Designing a Presentation for the Internet.
PowerPoint and the World Wide Web. Special Considerations for Designing Web Shows. Adding URL Hyperlinks. Saving a Presentation in HTML Format. Viewing Your Web Presentation.Index.
Because most people don't have the luxury of sitting down uninterrupted for hours at a time to learn PowerPoint, this 10-Minute Guide focuses on the most often used features, covering them in lessons designed to take 10 minutes or less to complete. In addition, this guide teaches you how to use PowerPoint without relying on technical jargon. Instead, it provides straightforward, easy-to-follow explanations and lists of numbered steps that tell you which keys to press and which options to select.
Joe Habraken is an information technology professional with a master's degree from American University and more than 15 years experience as an author, consultant and instructor. Joe is a Microsoft® Certified Professional and Cisco Certified Network Associate. Joe currently serves as a technical director for ReviewNet Corporation and also is an instructor at the University of New England in Portland, Maine, where he teaches IT Certification courses. Joe is a best selling author whose publications include The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft® Access 2000, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft® Windows 2000, Microsoft® Office 10 8-In-1, and Practical Cisco Routers.